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Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey

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This Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey is a perfect blend of creamy goat cheese, apple cider vinegar, and a little bit of hot honey. It’s a sweet and spicy creamy dressing that goes well with all your favorite salads!

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Goat cheese dressing is the salad dressing you never knew you needed that goes perfectly with all your favorite vegetables. I love it more than honey mustard vinaigrette which is saying a lot since that is definitely one of my favorites.

Here’s what makes this goat cheese vinaigrette even better:

  • Whipped goat cheese and milk gives it a creamy base full of flavor that will coat all the ingredients in your salad.
  • The tangy apple cider vinegar adds a kick that balances the richness of the goat cheese.
  • Hot honey adds the smallest amount of medium heat to give a quiet sweet and spicy twist to the dressing.

If you have never made homemade dressing, you will be surprised how quick and easy it is to take simple ingredients and mix them together to give you amazing flavor.

This goat cheese honey dressing will quickly become your go-to salad dressing any time of year. So add a log of goat cheese and all your favorite salad ingredients to your shopping list. You are going to love this dressing! 

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What Ingredients are in Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey?

  • Plain Goat Cheese: gives a rich and creamy base for the dressing.
  • Hot Honey: adds a spicy-sweet element to the mix.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: brings a tangy vinegar that mixes well with the creamy cheese.
  • Fat-Free Milk: makes the dressing smoother and more pourable

Pro Tip: Use quality hot honey like Mike’s Hot Honey for an extra kick, or experiment with a homemade version.

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How to Make Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey:

  1. Combine Goat Cheese and Milk in a small bowl, and whisk until creamy.
  2. Mix in Apple Cider Vinegar.
  3. Add Hot Honey.
  4. Add more Milk if needed to make it perfectly creamy.

Pro Tip: Use room temperature goat cheese to give a smoother dressing.

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How Long is Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey Good For?

Hot honey goat cheese dressing is good for a week when stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. But we never have a problem eating it in a few days, especially during the holiday season.

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How to serve Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey:

There are 3 main ways you can serve your goat cheese dressing with spicy honey.

  1. Mixed into the salad. Toss your honey goat cheese dressing into your salad before you serve it. This works well for spiralized vegetables and hearty whole grain salads that will not wilt.
  2. In individual dressing dishes. Portion the goat cheese and honey dressing into individual containers. This works well for on the go salad lunches and pre portioned events.
  3. In your favorite salad dressing container. I like using mason jars so I can shake the dressing before pouring, but you can also use gravy boats or any other glass jars you like.
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Does Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey Go Bad?

Yes, goat cheese salad dressing with honey can go bad since it is made with fresh ingredients. 

The cheese and milk in the dressing can spoil even when properly stored if it sits too long. Be sure to discard the dressing if you notice any off smells.

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Is Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey Gluten-Free?

Yes, this goat cheese with honey salad dressing is naturally gluten-free. Because it uses simple ingredients that are naturally without gluten, this is a great dressing to serve your guests with gluten-free needs.

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Is Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey Healthy?

Goat cheese honey dressing is on my list of healthy recipes. There are so many nutrients and power foods mixed into the dressing. 

As with any food, be sure to pay attention to your portions. But this dressing is a nutritious choice, especially when paired with fresh, vibrant salads.

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Can You Freeze Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey?

Yes you can freeze this honey goat cheese dressing! When you freeze vinaigrette dressing, it will separate before freezing or when thawing. This is fine.

Just whisk the dressing or place in a mason jar and shake well before using it again.

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What Kind of Salad is Good with Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey?

My favorite kind of salad to serve with goat cheese salad dressing are ones with a lot of greens. Try it with Arugula and Farro Salad, Arugula Beet Goat Cheese Salad, Roquefort Salad or Avocado Chicken Salad.

Some of our other favorites are Roasted Butternut Salad, Green Salad with Blueberries, Roasted Sweet Potato Salad and Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad. Simple, flavorful and easy!

For a fun twist, try goat cheese salad dressing honey on these carrot noodles for a bright orange salad side! Or mix it into a hearty grain salad with a pinch of salt or black pepper for a new favorite dish.

Pro Tip: To get really clever, mix this goat cheese dressing over your favorite fruits for an easy appetizer with a bright flavor.

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This goat cheese dressing with honey is one of those great recipes that everyone loves. Whether you need a new dressing for your lunch salads or if you are looking for something to impress a crowd, this will quickly become your new favorite salad dressing.

Yield: 4 Servings

Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey

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Your salads will be next level delicious with our Creamy Goat Cheese Dressing. A blend of goat cheese, hot honey, and tangy vinegar.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Whisk until thoroughly combined and creamy.
  3. Pour dressing into a serving dish.

Notes

I use Mike's Hot Honey but you can also make your own.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 57Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 67mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 3g

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Catalina

Friday 17th of May 2024

I made your Goat Cheese Dressing with Honey, and it was a delightful addition to our salad! The creamy goat cheese combined with the sweetness of honey was absolutely delicious. It elevated our simple salad to a gourmet level.

Tisha

Friday 17th of May 2024

Love the tangy and sweetness of this dressing! Great for a variety of salads!

Sandra

Friday 17th of May 2024

This is the dressing I really like! It has the perfect balance of sweet and tangy! Love it!

Erin | Dinners, Dishes and Dessert

Friday 17th of May 2024

This dressing was perfect! It's creamy, tangy, and sweet, I couldn't stop tossing it with my salad! It's definitely going to be my new go-to salad dressing!

Beth

Thursday 16th of May 2024

This dressing is amazing! I added it to my kale and strawberry salad, and it was fantastic!

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